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Trópus er framfæring einnar sagnar af eiginligri merking til óeiginligrar merkingar með nǫkkurri líking fyrir fegrðar sakir eða nauðsynjar.
Tropus is the transfer of one word from its proper meaning to a transposed meaning with certain points of similiarity for the sake of stylistic beauty or in necessity.
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